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CNBC
Dec 17, 2012 3:00pm EST
higher by 11 points. >> the markets watching washington and shuttling back and forth between the white house and the capitol. eamon javers has the latest. >> it looks like at this point the senate is going to have to come back on december 26th to take up among other pieces of legislation the fiscal cliff solution. apparently. so whether or not that's set in stone, we don't know. but it looks like they're floating now the idea of coming back after christmas to finish up a fiscal cliff deal. and the evidence we're getting closer to the deal came today with speaker boehner going for another meeting with president barack obama. he did not answer reporters' questions. we don't know exactly what was said in that meeting, but we know boehner has proposed new tax revenue of up to $1 trillion and agreed to the idea of raising tax rates in order to do that including on those folks making more than a million dollars a year. at the white house jay carney was asked whether the president's going to stick to his $250,000 a year threshold for tax increases. carney kind of wiggled around that que
CNBC
Dec 17, 2012 4:00pm EST
especially when there's so much disorganization in washington, there's no reason for the client to get involved. but when you add other taxes now, not just cap gains taxes and so on, now you're talking about high income cities like new york. you're talking about 53% plus another 3.8% with the obama care medicare surtax. >> so 53 -- 57% of the wealthiest out there -- 57% of their income is going to the government. then ron, you also agree even with that the habits are unlikely to change. >> well, that all depends. someone making a million dollars, $100,000 from dividend, 85 from capital gains. under the 250 rule, they're seeing their taxes go up $70,000 or so. under the million dollar proposal by boehner, that's a $30,000 increase. $30,000 is not that much. but it is after tax money. 70,000 is another number. i think it will affect them somewhat. i'm more worried about their future of what they'll not be saving. even the wealthy have to worry about the future. >> so how does it impact spending and give us the ripple effects of these higher tax rates and how that ripples down. >> you
FOX Business
Dec 17, 2012 3:00pm EST
to the stocks. once again, is it this headline out of washington, d.c.? >> the headline definitely helps, without a dow map. the overall fax are a rally into the end of the year. if that happens, that changes everything. we are going into the end of the year with some strength. liz: i am looking at all that is happening. we cannot ignore volume, guys. volume continues to be a little anemic. chris, at the cme, looking at what is working, you guys do with the trades that are coming through, what are you seeing? >> we are measuring low-volume right now. things tend to drift lower. the big thing we are on right now is still the gold position. we are right around that $1700 mark. if the pops over that, a lot of these traders will become buyers. it is acting as a resistance to the upside right now. with japan coming through with the more liberal, you know, monetary easing, sort of scenario, it may be really good for gold. liz: let's get the gold chart up. we are a full $10 above. if it goes down just a bit more, you may see the real buyers come in here. >> i think buyers will come in her
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